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Romanticism. 1800-1860 We will walk with our own feet We will work with our own hands We will speak our own minds -Ralph Waldo Emerson. Characteristics of American Romanticism. Values feeling and intuition over reason

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romanticism

Romanticism

1800-1860

We will walk with our own feet

We will work with our own hands

We will speak our own minds

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

characteristics of american romanticism
Characteristics of American Romanticism
  • Values feeling and intuition over reason
  • Finds beauty and truth in exotic locals, the supernatural realm, and the inner world of the imagination
  • Popular authors of period: Washington Irving, Ralph Emerson, David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathanial Hawthorne, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, and others.
dark romanticism
Dark Romanticism
  • Explored conflicts between good and evil, psychological effects of guilt and sin, and madness
  • It has been suggested that Dark Romantics present individuals as prone to sin and self-destruction, not as inherently possessing wisdom
  • Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne are two examples of Dark Romantics.
what we will study
What we will study
  • Overview of Romanticism
  • Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven” and “Tell-Tale Heart”
  • Selected poems by Walt Whitman and Emily Dickenson
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